Tuesday, September 29, 2015

Acer Liquid Z630 Specs Price Philippines

Acer outs its budget SelFie-centric LTE smartphones with its Liquid z630!

Acer Liquid Z630

Acer Liquid 630 comes in brush metal finish in silver and black. It sports a 5.5 inch HD IPS Display with Acer Zero-Gap Technology powered by 64bit Mediatek MT6735 Quad-Core Processor complimented with 2GB RAM and 16GB Internal Storage. It has a microsd card slot if ever you need more storage. It very handy with its smooth edges and is very portable for its phablet size and battery back up.

It runs Android Lollipop touched up by Acer with value added applications for mobile management, productivity and cloud service. Gesture Control with Quick Touch for unlock your phone or summoning up camera and music. Float apps enables you to takes notes, calculate while apps runs in the background.

SEE ALSO: Acer Liquid Z630s Specs Price Philippines

For its optics, Acer Liquid Z630 is equipped with 8MP rear f/2 aperture with Led Flash and 8MP with f/2.4 aperture Front. Whichever side, you will certainly be able to capture high resolution pictures and videos eve in low light. You also be able to have room for more people or get more scenic background with its wide angle lens for front camera. For better video recording, Acer added Noise Reduction and Video Stabilization. Though I noticed back camera to be yellowish as compared to similar camera setup with Liquid Z530. It can be corrected with White Balance. Camera Modes gives you other creative options like Picure with Sound, Panorama, HDR and adjust other controls like ISO and exposure.

Selfie Test -Hi!
Focus test - Left Focus on the phone while Right Focuses on background 
Take connectivity to the next level as it supports USB-OTG which enables you to connect your usb flash drives as well as other usb peripherals. It is Dual Sim Dual Standby handset and supports fast LTE cellular data. The regular WiFi, Bluetooth and GPS is also available.

A 4000mAh battery is main source of power of the device and with OTG you can charge other devices.

Acer Liquid Z630

Priced for 6,990 Pesos SRP! Seems Acer is competing with other key players in the Market. Truthfully enough at this price range you get a 5.5 incher, 64bit processor, LTE and selfie-centric smartphones but Acer Liquid Z630 main selling point is its huge battery that will sure attract consumers concentrated on battery life.

Spotted with cmkcellphones.com and gigahertz.com.ph

Now Available with Lazada Philippines. Look Here:

Acer Liquid Z630 Specs
Android 5.1 Lollipop
5.5 inch HD 720p IPS Display
Acer Zero-Air Gap technology
1.3GHz Quad-Core Mediatek MT6735 Processor - Liquid Z630
Mali-T720 MP2 GPU
16GB Internal Storage
Expandable via MicroSD
8MP Rear Camera
with LED Flash
8MP Front Camera
LTE Cat 4 / HSPA+ / 3G
WiFi 802.11 b/g/n
Bluetooth 4.0 LE
Supports USB-OTG
4000mAH Battery
156.3 x 77.5 8.9 mm
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Thursday, September 24, 2015

Power Mac Center Presents Sync Sessions 2015 Hale, Up Dharma Down, Mayonnaise and Sponge Cola.

Sync Session 2015 Music Festival is back by Power Mac Center, an audio-digital crossover experience that bring together the country’s iconic bands synchronize good music and cutting-edge technology using Apple devices.

“After a successful inaugural lineup last year, Sync Sessions went so well that we felt it timely to bring it back this year,” said Power Mac Center’s Marketing Director, Joey Alvarez.  “With this groundbreaking festival, we hope to bring a whole new perspective in making and enjoying music as we encourage established and aspiring bands to use their Apple devices to create music.”

Hale at Sync Session 2015 Trinoma. Champ Lui Pio

Kicked off last September 19 at TriNoma, with leading alternative rock band, Hale. Will be followed on October 3 at Power Plant Mall in Makati by techno rock performance of Up Dharma Down; October 10 at SM Mall of Asia - five-piece pop rock band Mayonnaise and finishing off with chart-topper Sponge Cola on October 17 at SM Megamall.

Sync Sessions started in 2014, showcasing the power of Apple products in creating revolutionary live band performances.  Among the acts who took part were Sandwich, Pedicab, Kate Torralba, Taken By Cars, Techy Romantics, The Zombettes, Pedicab, Gracenote, Ciudad, Itchyworms including Franco and Urbandub live performances at the Power Mac Center’s Light Year event.

“Sync Sessions aims to transform the way we perceive, create and transmit music to the rest of the world,” Alvarez added. “We’re also pleased that some of those who attended are starting to create their own musical pieces, encouraging them to experiment with their iPhones and iPads. Power Mac Center is glad to be part of this musical revolution.”

Get the chance to watch these bands take center stage and showcase their one-of-a-kind live performances at Power Mac Center’s Sync Sessions. For more information, like/follow Power Mac Center on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

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Tuesday, September 22, 2015

Sony Xperia M5 Dual Specs Price Philippines

Water-Proof  Camera-Centric Sony Xperia M5 Smartphone is coming soon to the Philippines!

Sony Xperia M5

Still embodies the Sony Omnibalance design, thin at 7.6mm, weighs 143 grams with stainless steel corners and frame slightly above the glass for protection when drop and from bumps. It packs a 5 inch Full HD 1080p IPS Display with Scratch-Resistant glass and enhanced sharpness and contrast with BRAVIA Engine 2 for immersive visuals bringing you a incredible viewing entertainment experience.

As for its internals, it possess Mediatek new 64bit Helio X10 MT6795 Octa-Core Processor clocked at 2GHz with PowerVR G6200 GPU, optimized for performance without sacrificing battery life. Memory is at 3GB RAM and Internal Storage of 16GB that can be expanded up to 200GB. You have power and abundant resources to smoothly run Android 5.0 Lollipop.

Sony Xperia M5 Waterproof

The Sony Xperia M5 has been given the highest IP rating IP65/68 which translate to resistance to dust (IP65) and water (IP68 – both for splashes and submersion up to 1.5m) made possible with innovation in waterproof design by Sony.

Sony Xperia M5 Camera

It packs great optics as it packs Exmor RS camera sensor on both front and back. The primary rear camera is at 21MP with LED Flash that comes with Hybrid Auto Focus and supports 4K video recording. A 13MP front-facing camera is highly capable of giving you the best detailed selfies even in low light conditions. You o get various modes like Creative effects, Tim Shift Videos, Face In, and a lot more.

Lasting battery life is also assure with up to 12 hours call time, 8 hours video playback and 63hrs of music with its 2600mAh battery. Go even further and extend battery life with its Battery STAMINA Mode.

As for connectivity, it has the complete set - WIFI, Bluetooth, GPS (aGPS, GLONASS), NFC. It is a Dual Sim Dual Standby handset with Data connection of 4G LTE / HSPA+ / 3G.

Priced for 21,690 spotted via cmkcellphones.com

Sony Xperia M5 CMKCellphones

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Sony Xperia M5 Specs
Sony Xperia M5Android 5.0 Lollipop
5 inch Full HD 1080p IPS Display
Mobile BRAVIA Engine 2
2GHz 64bit Octa-Core Processor
Mediatek Helio X10 MT6795
16GB Internal Storage
Expandable via MicroSD up to 200GB
21MP Primary Rear Camera
Hybrid Auto Focus
Sony Exmor RS™
LED Flash
4K Video Recording
13MP AF Primary Front Camera
Sony Exmor RS™
Full HD video recording (1080p)
Dual SIM Dual Standby
LTE Cat 4 / HSPA+ / 3G
Bluetooth 4.1
MicroUSB charging / data port
2600mAh Battery

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Sunday, September 20, 2015

Alcatel OneTouch Flash 2 Now Available Official Specs Price

Sale Alert!
Flash 2 is on sale for only 4,990 Pesos! Flash sale begin tomorrow April 26 at 12NN. Look Here:

Flash 2 Sale!

Alcatel officially launch its new OneTouch Flash 2 Smartphone!

Alcatel OneTouch Flash 2

Alcatel focused on design with "Perfect in Hand"in mind with contoured sides and curved back for great grip and ergonomics. Comes in "mark-free" special coat making it spot-less and dirt-free. The Power of Green is seen as accent to the device with the green circular home capacitive key and Green ring at the rear camera.

Alcatel OneTouch Flash 2 Display

It features a fabulous 5 inch 720p HD IPS Display with 178* viewing angle and 294ppi density. Miravision Technology enhances your visuals and gives you viewing options to let you set conditions fit for gaming or entertainment.

Under the hood, it is powered by 64bit 1.3 Octa-Core A53-Cortex Mediatek MT6753 Processor and comes with Mali-T720MP3 graphics supported by 2GB LPDDR3 SDRAM. You have more power, memory and efficiency as well as abundant storage with 16GB flash storage that can be expanded via microSD card slot up to 128GB.

Alcatel OneTouch Flash 2 Camera

Flash 2 is also focused on photography with gSight and Profie Camera. gSight as they put it is its main rear camera at 13MP utilizing Samsung ISOCELL S5K3M2 sensor with an aperture f2.0, Phase Detection AutoFocus and 80* wide angle lens complimented with Dual Real Tone Flash. As for its front Profie camera, it is at 5MP AutoFocus with a 1/4" larger sensor and aperture of f2.2 that makes it great in low light and other lighting condition and if you need more light it has a front-facing led flash. Your selfies won't be dark anymore that's for sure. Taking it to the next level, Alcatel adds various modes like superfine, live photo, time lapse, face beauty and among other for greater creative control. Oh forgot, it has a dedicated camera button.

As for connectivity, it is Dual Sim Dual Standby Handset with both sim cards supports LTE. One cellular data at the time but you can easily switch to the other network if your data is unreliable. Other standard connectivity features like WiFi b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0 and GPS (aGPS, GLONASS) is also available.

Packs a 3000mAh Lithium-ion battery quoted up to 600hours 2G Standby time, 10H Call Time, 30 hours of Music Playback and 5 Hours Video Playback. It features smart power saving mode to further extend and optimize battery life.


So lets unbox!

You get Unit, Headset, Charger, Data Cable, Quick Start Guide, Screen Guard and PLeather Rear Cover.

Alcatel OneTouch Flash 2 Design

It has a great aesthetics with clear cut glass on the front featuring a circular green home button together with capacitive keys accentuated with silver at top and bottom bezel that runs on the sides housing the volume rocker, power/lock and dedicated camera shutter. The back case is made with a sandstone-like matte coating that has a good feel, not slippery and does not attract smudges nor fingerprints. A green ring around the camera is another accent as Alcatel highlights the Mobile Photography capabilities of the device. It turns to Luxury, as it comes with a leather rear case with stitch lining and branding.

The Flash 2 runs smooth and fluid Android Lollipop Stock UI with less bloatwares. You also have gesture controls with Double Tape to wake and other smart gestures. Antutu benchmark reached nearing 37K score. I am pretty sure it will handle most of the apps you throw at it.

Alcatel OneTouch Flash 2 UI Lollipop

As for camera, here are samples:

So far the Phase Detection Auto Focus works fast and stays focus. Tried Focus test, Left Shot focuses on the Teddy while Right Shot focuses on the background.

No problem in taking photos in well lit or low light conditions. Level of saturation is on point and no signs of details washing out. Shots taken in low light is not grainy.

Alcatel OneTouch Flash 2 Selfie Samples

The Front Camera also take great selfies even in low light. Front LED Flash adds light support when need arises.

Another convenience Alcatel made it easy access to your sim cards and microSD card. You could insert and change at an instant without rebooting your device. You could also lock it to your desired signal such as "4G Only" suitable when playing online games or streaming so as you connection won't fluctuate going.

Overall, Alcatel did a great job covering nearly all aspect of the phone from design and ergonomics, internal hardware, optics and camera, and battery. Such a feature pack smartphone and also runs the latest a clean Android 5.1 Lollipop. Priced for 6,190 Pesos, the Alcatel OneTouch Flash 2 is very affordable that surely make very strong impact in the smartphone market.

Update! Flash 2 is said to get Android Marshmallow in March 2016! and will be offered with two new colors Rose Gold and Mica White in Mid January 2016... Oh and its said that there will be a Ceramic Green. To clarify the back covers will be bundled with your purchase of Alcatel Flash 2. Other Accessories will also come like Flipcase and among others.

Rose Gold or Mica White?
Oh Look Flash 2 Lens Kit! Comes with Leatherette case, 18mm Macro lens (5X), 40mm Fish Eye Lens (0.28X). and PU Pouch with hook.
It will be Available on April 15, 2016 for 1,490 Pesos! Look Here!
Flash 2 Lens Kit 
Price for 6,190 Pesos. Comes with Free Flip Case and Screen Guard
Look Here:

Alcatel OneTouch Flash 2 Lazada
Alcatel Flash 2 Volcanic Grey

It is now Locally Available in selected Alcatel Dealers and Novotech Stores! Mica White is said to be available but I have not yet encountered it to be available in malls. Found Mica White Online via iTruemart!

Read Also: Alcatel Flash 2 Set To Be Release

Launched on September 22, 2015 global livefeed - http://live.alcatelflash.com/

Alcatel OneTouch Flash 2 Specs:
Android 5.1 Lollipop
5 inch HD 720p IPS Display
Asahi Dragontrail Glass Protection
MiraVision Image Technlogy
64bit 1.3GHz Octa-Core A53-Cortex
Mediatek MT6753 Processor
Mali-T720MP3 GPU
16GB Internal Storage
Expandable via MicroSD up to 128GB
13MP Primary Rear Camera
Samsung ISOCELL S5K3M2 Sensor
Phase Detection Auto Focus
f2.0 aperture 80* degrees wide angle lens
Dual Tone LED Flash
5MP Front Camera
1/4" sensor size OmniVision OV5648
f2.2 aperture 84* degrees wide angle lens
LED Flash
Dual SIM / Dual Standby / Dual LTE
UMTS/HSPA+: 850/900/2100MHz
GSM: 850/900/1800/1900MHz
WiFi b/g/n
Bluetooth 4.0
Stereo FM Radio RDS
Supports USB-OTG
3000mAh Li-Poly Non-Removable  Battery
Dimensions: 7.0145.8 x 70.4 x 8.99 mm
Weighs: 143g
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Friday, September 18, 2015

Taiwan Excellence Made to Enjoy Singing Contest Philippines

Taiwan Excellence: Excellent Lifestyles in the Philippines

Taiwan Excellence: Excellent Lifestyles in the Philippines kicks off again bringing Taiwanese Own Brand Manufacturing (OBM) companies and their products. The Campaign started with roadshows, exhibitions and now it will be having a new and innovative contest by discovering musical talents from the country and showcasing their singing ability broadcasted all over the world with Made to Enjoy Singing Contest.

Taiwan Excellence Endorser Maja Salvador

The Made to Enjoy Singing Contest aims to bring out the singing prowess of Filipinos. To be eligible you need to be at least 18 years of age and a legal resident of the Philippines. To enter you need to register via their website http://www.madetoenjoysinging.ph. Follow the instructions and upload your original video of your singing ability.  Limit of one (1) Entry per entrant and per email address throughout the Entry Period. Entries will be initially received and screened by the Sponsor or their authorized representative prior to posting. If your entry is approved then it will be posted via the website and can be viewed by the world wide audience and voted upon. After Voting period, it will be judge esteem panel of judges based on voice quality, viewers, appeal, originality, creativity and entertainment value. The winners will take home superb Taiwan Excellence products from 78 brands as well as cash prizes.

Made to Enjoy Singing Contest

The August winners brought home a Transcend Drive Pro 200 and a Tatung Rice Cooker 100 plus 10,000.00 pesos cash prize, they got a chance to sing with Sam Concepcion last September 05, 2015 at the 2nd Taiwan Excellence Experiencing Zone in SM City North EDSA The Block Atrium. September winners can take home an Acer Liquid Jade Z or a Kingcom Sigma Evo smartphone. October winners will  be able to win an Asus Zenfone 2 or an Acer Iconia Tab. In addition, 10,000
cash for each finalist. The Grand Winners will have a chance to win a KYMCO Agility 125” Motorcycle and a cash prize of P50,000.00 as well as be able to meet Taiwan Excellence Endorser Maja Salvador.

 “We have always been amazed at the musicality of Filipinos, and we hope to give them a fun platform to showcase their talents, while at the same time giving the best ones an opportunity to win Taiwan Excellence products,”’ said Yu-Wei Hsiao, Deputy Executive Director of TAITRA. “The high quality of our products is reflected in the high quality of Filipino singers.’’

Taiwan Excellence Brands

So what you waiting for? Exudes Excellence in Singing and be known World Wide like the brands and products under Taiwan Excellence noted for their world-class innovation, designs and workmanship. This is your once in a lifetime moment and your chance to be discovered.  
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Monday, September 14, 2015

Alcatel OneTouch Flash 2 set to be release on September 22, 2015!

Alcatel is going "Green" with their launching of their new Flash 2 smartphone.

Alcatel Live Stream

No details yet have been release but it is said to be come in 5 inch display and will redefine mobile photography with leading-edge camera technology.

Alcatel Live Stream

Along with the launch, Alcatel Flash’s brand color is renewed to “Green”, relating to a “Green” key iconic feature of the new model.

Tune in to http://live.alcatelflash.com/ for live updates ss Alcatel will be unveiling the Oneouch Flash 2 little by little.

Here are Leak Photos of Alcatel Flash 2!

Update! See Official Specs here> Alcatel OneTouch Flash 2 Official Specs

Will be a Lazada Exclusive set to be available on September 30, 2015 at 12NN. Look Here
Click on the image below to get notifications on its availability.

Alcatel OneTouch  Flash 2
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Samsung S Carpet - Noteworthy Edge Making Fashion Technology

September 1, 2015 at SM Aura SMX Convention Center, Samsung launch of this year’s most anticipated smartphones Samsung Galaxy Note5 and S6 Edge+. They have partnered with Fashion and Design Council of the Philippines (FDCP) to bring forth the S CARPET event featuring an interactive digital fashion show that illustrated the marriage of style and technology as well as supporting of Filipino artistry and creativity. Samsung Electronics Philippines also presented the first-ever Samsung Noteworthy Award, and the first-ever Samsung Edge Maker Awards.

The event was hosted by the ever beautiful Solenn Heusaff.

Samsung S Carpet

Acclaimed designers Avel Bacudio, James Reyes, Ivarluski Aseron, Vic Barba, Joey Samson, and Anthony Nocom opened the show by unveiling the White Pearl Collection. Designers sketching their designs on a blank canvass using Samsung Galaxy Note5 with the SPen.

Mirroring the elegant glass and metal finish of the Samsung Galaxy S6 edge+, Silver Titanium & Gold Platinum Collection by Jerome Ang, Joel Escober, Ramon Esteban, Gerry Katigbak, Pablo Cabahug, Kristel Yulo, Ronaldo Arnaldo, Happy Andrada, Hindy Tantoco, and Noel Crisostomo followed.

Samsung S Carpet

Taking their traditional terno, reinventing traditional into modern, closing the show works of art by designers Dong Omaga-Diaz, Frederick Peralta, JC Buendia, Jojie Lloren, Randy Ortiz, and Albert Andrada.

“Empowered by digital technology, this generation is open to taking more risks, to push the boundaries of their preconceived limits. A big part of that is because there are brands like Samsung that empower consumers to do more by making it easier to capture, create, and share cherished moments of note,” ends Digs Dimagiba, Business Unit Head of the IT & Mobile Division of Samsung Electronics Philippines.

Acknowledging noteworthy individual whose unmatched achievements are true moments of note; as well the catalysts of this generation who dared to push boundaries, and drive their passions to the edge, Samsung presented the Samsung Noteworthy Awardee and Edge Maker Awardees.

“Putting the spotlight on these notable individuals was a way for Samsung to be true to its commitment of being enablers of consumers through relentless innovation in mobile technology. The Samsung Noteworthy award is given to an individual who has been able to create a lasting mark in his field by being relentlessly driven to do more and ultimately achieve more. On the other hand, the Samsung Edge Maker award is given to distinct individuals who are known for pushing boundaries, and passionately honing their crafts to their finest. Recognizing these individuals also paves the way for Samsung to continuously innovate and empower different lifestyles through our mobile devices,” says Chad Sotelo, Head of Corporate Marketing at Samsung Electronics Philippines.

Samsung S Carpet Inno Sotto

Philippine Prince of Fashion Inno Sotto, with more than 30 years of creating magic in the fashion industry and being every bride’s dream designer, his achievements extend beyond ultimately making his mark in international fashion, took home the first-ever Samsung Noteworthy award.

Samsung also recognized some of this generation’s catalysts who serve as inspirations.

Samsung S Carpet

First is is top fashion photographer Xander Angeles with an acclaimed portfolio marked by edginess, sensuality, and irreverent display of light and color. He has also gone on a personal mission to actively pursue running and healthy living.

Next is premier celebrity fashion stylist Liz Uy. An ultimate fashion authority, she serves as Preview magazine’s editor-at-large, and has a client roster that includes some of the country’s top stars.

Included on the list is award-winning actress Iza Calzado. Aside from her timeless beauty, Iza is known for her prowess in acting which has won her awards from Gawad Urian and Guillermo Mendoza Memorial Foundation Awards to name a few. This year, she went beyond her TV & film career, with her successful stage debut via the musical “Sabel: Love and Passion.”

Last but not the least is fashion journalist Ingrid Chua-Go. Her blog Bag Hag Diaries has garnered international following which spans across Europe and the United States.

Multimedia personality Bianca Gonzalez-Intal is also an awardee being a household name when it comes to TV hosting. Truly a woman of substance and diverse passions, she is Meg magazine’s editor-at-large, a best-selling book author, and has also been a UNICEF supporter since 2007. She was not able to grace the event.

Samsung S Carpet Tessa Prieto Valdes
Tessa Prieto Valdes experiencing the new Samsung Galaxy Note5

It was a great event filled with inspiration and a fusion of fashion and technology. Celebrities as well as tech bloggers and media graced the event. Samsung Level Accessories were also seen for the first time.

Read More: new Samsung Galaxy Note5 and Galaxy S6 Edge Plus

Samsung Wireless  Chargers and  Samsung Power Bank

Level U Headset
Swarovski for Samsung

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